Peru State College Sesquicentennial Homecoming: Once a Bobcat, Always a Bobcat: October 27 and 28

Peru State College Sesquicentennial Homecoming

Homecoming in 2017 is a special celebration of the 150th anniversary of Peru State College’s founding.  The Homecoming dates are scheduled the week of the first day of classes (October 24, 1867) and events include:

  • All-Alumni Dinner featuring milestone graduation anniversaries
  • Pep rally and bonfire
  • Special reunion celebrations for alumni who participated in Student Senate, Board of Trustees, Pep Band, Homecoming Kings and Queens, and Cheerleading
  • A parade like no other!
  • The Toughest Mile, football and volleyball

Questions about Homecoming or reunions?  Contact Deborah Solie at or call 402-872-2304.



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Homecoming Schedule of Events

Friday, October 27

3:30-5 p.m.  Alumni Reunion Registration
3:30-4:30 p.m. Guided group campus tours
Departing from Library
4:30-6 p.m. Reception for Alumni Celebrating Milestone Reunions
President’s home
6 p.m. All-Alumni Dinner with Special Reunion Recognition
Student Center
8 p.m. Bonfire and Pep Rally

Saturday, October 28

8 a.m.-2 p.m. Alumni Reunion Registration
8 a.m. Nebraska’s Toughest Mile
8:30 a.m Parade Line-Up
10 a.m. Homecoming Parade
10:45 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Tailgate and Games with Jazz Band
Noon Delzell Hall Grand Opening and Dedication
Following program
– 2:30 p.m.
Delzell Hall Tours
1 p.m. 1867 Society Reception
Administration Building, 3rd Floor
2 p.m.  Football, Halftime Coronation and Pep Band performance
Oak Bowl
5 or 6 p.m. Time TBD: Bobcat Volleyball
Al Wheeler Activity Center